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Four Wyoming artists receive purchase awards at Governor's Capitol Art Exhibition ceremony

Four Wyoming artists received Purchase Awards from Governor Matt Mead recently during the 2013 Governor’s Capitol Art Exhibition reception held at the State Museum. The Governor’s Choice Purchase Award was presented to Eileen Nistler of Upton, for her intricate drawing “Daddy’s Girl.” The work also received the Bobby Hathaway Juror’s Choice Award. Sonja Caywood of
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Four Wyoming artists receive purchase awards at Governor’s Capitol Art Exhibition ceremony

Four Wyoming artists received Purchase Awards from Governor Matt Mead recently during the 2013 Governor’s Capitol Art Exhibition reception held at the State Museum. The Governor’s Choice Purchase Award was presented to Eileen Nistler of Upton, for her intricate drawing “Daddy’s Girl.” The work also received the Bobby Hathaway Juror’s Choice Award. Sonja Caywood of
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StoryCorps reservations begin June 28

From a UW press release: StoryCorps, a national nonprofit organization dedicated to recording, preserving and sharing the stories of Americans from all backgrounds and beliefs, will record interviews in Cheyenne from Friday, July 12 through Saturday, Aug. 3. StoryCorps’ MobileBooth — an Airstream trailer outfitted with a recording studio — will be parked at the
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Join us for dedication of the new Guadalupe Barajas sculpture on June 27

“Ancient Icons of the Prairie,” a monumental bronze sculpture by Guadalupe Barajas, was installed at the Wyoming Games & Fish Department headquarters on June 24. In the photo above, Barajas is interviewed by a crew from Channel 5 News, and the sculpture can be seen in the background. The Wyoming Arts Council invites you to
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Off Square Theatre’s “Thin Air Shakespeare” features The Bard’s greatest hits

Off Square Theatre in Jackson has this to share: Thin Air Shakespeare – Residency July 8-20, with performances July 19 & 20, 2013 – Center Amphitheater OSTC will present two evenings of outdoor Shakespeare on the Center Lawn and will host actors from New York in a residency.  The program will feature scenes from Shakespeare’s greatest hits,
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Off Square Theatre's "Thin Air Shakespeare" features The Bard's greatest hits

Off Square Theatre in Jackson has this to share: Thin Air Shakespeare – Residency July 8-20, with performances July 19 & 20, 2013 – Center Amphitheater OSTC will present two evenings of outdoor Shakespeare on the Center Lawn and will host actors from New York in a residency.  The program will feature scenes from Shakespeare’s greatest hits,
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J. Brooks Joyner named new executive director of the Nicolaysen Art Museum

This press release just arrived from Simon Marshall, Board Chair of the Nicolaysen Art Museum in Casper: The Board of Directors of the Nicolaysen Art Museum (the NIC) today announces that it has appointed J. Brooks Joyner to the position of executive director. Joyner has deep expertise and experience in professional museum directorship and development,
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Snowy Range Summer Theatre Presents Homegrown Tribute to Wyoming Community Journalism

From a UW press release: The University of Wyoming Snowy Range Summer Theatre will close its 60th season with “Waiting for A Chinook (A New Play about Old Newspapers),” a fictional memoir written by Gregory Hinton and directed by UW Professor Leigh Selting. It shows Tuesday, July 9-Saturday, July 13, at 7:30 p.m. in the
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NPR's StoryCorps coming to Cheyenne July 12-Aug. 3

Wyoming residents will have the opportunity to record, share and preserve their stories when the StoryCorps‘ MobileBooth stops in Wyoming this summer. Members of the Wyoming Cultural Trust Fund board have awarded a $25,000 grant to build Wyoming Public Media’s new oral histories project. Set against the backdrop of Cheyenne Frontier Days, StoryCorps will record stories
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NPR’s StoryCorps coming to Cheyenne July 12-Aug. 3

Wyoming residents will have the opportunity to record, share and preserve their stories when the StoryCorps‘ MobileBooth stops in Wyoming this summer. Members of the Wyoming Cultural Trust Fund board have awarded a $25,000 grant to build Wyoming Public Media’s new oral histories project. Set against the backdrop of Cheyenne Frontier Days, StoryCorps will record stories
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